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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1625361.015 - 152879 - Tux Tree Work And Landscaping Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Winston-Salem


Inspection Nr: 1625361.015
Report ID: 0453720
Date Opened: 09/28/2022

Site Address:
152879 - Tux Tree Work And Landscaping Llc
Main Gate Near 605 Gaddis Branch Rd.
Maggie Valley, NC 28751

Mailing Address:
1320 Mauney Cove Rd., Waynesville, NC 28786

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/28/2022


Case Closed: 02/03/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1952068
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $2,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 12/20/2022 12/27/2022 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 150138.015
Event: 06/23/2022
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Wood Chipper

At 12:00 noon on June 23, 2022, and employee had just opened a gate to let the w ork truck pulling a large chipper through when she started running to jump in th e back of the truck that was moving. The employee fell from the truck and was ru n over by the wood chipper. The employee died at the scene from injuries sustain ed in the incident.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, chipper, crushed, fall, fall from elevation, jump on moving equip, run over, trailer, tree care, truck, wood

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1625361.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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